Songs Stuck in My Body, Sarah Chien

Friday, October 18, 2019, 7PM
Emporium Center
100 S Gay St
Knoxville, TN 37902

Circle is happy to bring Brooklyn-based dancer, teacher, and producer Sarah Chien to Knoxville to perform her new multi-disciplinary work, Songs Stuck in My Body.

In this 45-min romp through dance, storytelling and song, Chien excavates the “childhood crap” rattling around in her head and her mom’s midwestern basement. At once comedic and deeply personal, “Songs sorts through the capitalist excess, gender socialization and family heritage that we accumulate on our way to making sense of who we are.

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Pathways Workshop, Sarah Chien

Saturday, October 19, 2019, 10AM – 1PM
Emporium Annex
Open to the public!

“I challenge students to question their assumptions by observing habitual movement patterns and offering a different paradigm emphasizing full body awareness and moving confidently up/down/around and through a room of shifting bodies. My dance floor is a multi-dimensional space: students are asked to practice without a set front, and to learn from each other as well as me.  Classes don’t necessarily culminate in a phrase, but rather progress through solo and group investigations of spirals, energy and reactivity.”

– Sarah Chien, SarahChien.com

Holidays and Special Events


  • Labor Day weekend, Sunday September 1 & Monday, September 2, no classes
  • Thanksgiving, Wednesday, November 27th, no classes
  • Modern Dance Primitive Light, December 12, 13, &14